BOZEMAN, Mont. — The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center says a skier died in a weekend avalanche in southwestern Montana.
Officials say two skiers approached a steep, narrow gully on Imp Peak in the southern Madison Range on Saturday, triggering a slide that fully buried one of the skiers and partially buried the other.
Gallatin County Search and Rescue recovered the victim’s body on Monday from the area about 20 miles southwest of Big Sky. The victim’s name has not been released.